March Patreon Novella

This month’s Patreon Novella is Still Life. A young man awakens after the end of the world to find a town full of silent, unmoving mannequins. If you’re interested in reading the entire thing, patreon.com/user?u=5359808 all of the novellas are available here for only a dollar a month- And we’re up to 12 novellas, one full year!

The first of four chapters follows.

Chapter 1: Apples in a Dish

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February Patreon Novella

This month’s Novella is Damage Control, exploring the aftermath of Skin Hunger, the first Atlantean officer of the Esoteric Forces of the United States, and Sergeant Fetu Miller’s continuing career! https://www.patreon.com/user?u=5359808 As always, it’s just a dollar a month to be a part of the patreon, which I’m updating even between the novels while working on Actus Deus, the next Atina LeRoux story.

The first of four chapters follows below the cut. Action, buddy cop comedy, spy thriller stuff.

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January Patreon Novella

This month’s Novella is Godmother’s Eye, a story of fairies, family, and forgiveness.

As always, if you’re interested in seeing the whole thing, it’s only a dollar a month on my patreon for the complete works- Which now consist of Black and White, Letting Go, Earning Your Keep, That Thing, I Know What I Like, Border Guard, Lambs, When We Do Wrong, and Godmother’s Eye!

Chapter 1: Iarthar

Once upon a time, there was a boy.

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December Novella: When We Do Wrong

This month’s Patreon novella is When We Do Wrong. The whole thing is available on my Patreon, along with- at this point- a whole 9 others, for only a dollar a month! For five dollars a month, you can also vote for the novellas I do in the future, and have a chance at a free 10,000 word commission. Starting for February, the choices are

The Daring Adventures of Captain Rock Dove: Nazi War Hawks Terrorize the Skies! : Pulp, Action, Comedy. The Year is 1940. The Battle for France has been lost; The Battle for Britain now begins. In desperation to destroy Britain’s air defences, Hitler turns increasingly to powers he does not know how to control; Awakening an ancient Egyptian demon of flight and violence. Only one man can stop him: Captain Rock Dove, Commander of the Allied Pigeons. Can the hard-drinking, cigarette-smoking, two-winged commander face up to this threat without soiling some poor bastard’s coat? Find out, in The Daring Adventures of Captain Rock Dove!

Still Life: Horror, Post-Apocalypse, Romance. A young man wakes up to find the world suddenly emptied. Wandering the streets, he finds that the only other things are what he terms the Mannequins, plastic dolls that only move while he isn’t watching them. While slow and not particularly strong, he nonetheless finds himself being stalked by them, staying constantly ahead of their approaches. Then, he hears a radio signal being broadcast from nearby- By another human. Specifically, a young woman.

A Big, Bright, Shining Star: Sex Comedy, Action. A mysterious figure has been scouring the San Fernando Valley’s criminal underbelly for the better part of a week, claiming to be the goddess Ishtar, threatening to punish mankind for their sins- though her method of punishment is a bit unusual. The entrenched demonic figures in San Fernando Valley don’t want an outsider horning in on their business, but if she is who she claims to be, they may not stand a chance… Not to mention that the criminals she’s punished have been unsettlingly eager to do what she wants.

Chapter 1: Grievous Bodily Harm

“God, not another one.”

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November Novella: Lambs

This month’s Patreon novella is Lambs. The whole thing is available on my Patreon, along with- at this point- a whole 8 others! For five dollars a month, you can also vote for the novellas I do in the future, and have a chance at a free 10,000 word commission. Starting for February, the choices are

Damage Control: Action, Buddy Cop/Special Ops. The Esoteric Forces of the United States is in charge of keeping things under wraps. Preventing anyone from learning the truth, a truth that would shatter the assumptions the world is built on. Sometimes, things get too big to keep under wraps. The only thing that they can do is try to roll with it. In the aftermath of the events of Skin Hunger, Sergeant Fetu Miller must undertake four missions to stabilize the situation. And worse, he must undertake them with an unexpected trainee.

Still Life: Horror, Post-Apocalypse, Romance. A young man wakes up to find the world suddenly emptied. Wandering the streets, he finds that the only other things are what he terms the Mannequins, plastic dolls that only move while he isn’t watching them. While slow and not particularly strong, he nonetheless finds himself being stalked by them, staying constantly ahead of their approaches. Then, he hears a radio signal being broadcast from nearby- By another human. Specifically, a young woman.

A Big, Bright, Shining Star: Sex Comedy, Action. A mysterious figure has been scouring the San Fernando Valley’s criminal underbelly for the better part of a week, claiming to be the goddess Ishtar, threatening to punish mankind for their sins- though her method of punishment is a bit unusual. The entrenched demonic figures in San Fernando Valley don’t want an outsider horning in on their business, but if she is who she claims to be, they may not stand a chance… Not to mention that the criminals she’s punished have been unsettlingly eager to do what she wants.

Chapter 1: Resolutions in Favor of Vegetarianism

“God is dead. And should we not follow his example?”

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Border Guard

https://www.patreon.com/home Here’s this month’s Patreon novella, which is a story about what’s been happening in Zion since A Serpent in Zion, with some familiar faces from A Serpent in Zion, and A Stranger in Paradise. Drama, slice of life, and some romance. Enjoy this first free chapter out of four!

Chapter 1: Dog Days

Threes.

Every good story uses threes. The reasons for this are complicated, but mostly come down to what humans call prime numbers. Numbers that cannot be easily separated. Amounts which are difficult to split. From such unity comes strength, but also, great pride and a tendency towards self-reinforcing behavior. Three, Five, Seven, Eleven; Thirteen.

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‘That’ Thing

Here is the first of a four-part novella, about a young man who goes to the Antarctic. If you’re interested in seeing the whole thing, it’s on my patreon. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=5359808

Horror and Romance; mostly Romance.

Chapter 1: At the Mountains

The world is full of extreme environments. Places where human life is impossible. Places where no sane people go.

Mount Everest. Highest peak in the world. How many people have died climbing it?

Death Valley. Hottest place on earth. It hardly needs to be pointed out how it got its name.

The Mariana Trench. So deep that water is actually notably compressed by the pressure.

And Lake Vostok. Beneath a four kilometer-deep glacier on the surface of Antarctica. The land above Lake Vostok is dark continuously from late April till late August. During the polar winter, the temperature averages -70 degrees celsius, and has been recorded as low as close to -90. The coldest wind chill measured down to -130 degrees Celsius. That is closer to the boiling point of nitrogen than the freezing point of water.  It is nearly two miles above sea level, with the altitude sickness to prove it. And the wind never, ever stops.

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